Audio

Zongo Junction 'Elephant & Mosquito' (Captain Planet Remix)

Download Captain Planet's remix of an African music track by Zongo Junction.


Late last year we nodded towards 10-man afrobeat ensemble Zongo Junction's dynamic take on the classic West African sounds of Fela, Tony Allen, Sunny Ade and many more. In this instance, gumbo funk/future-Chimurenga producer Captain Planet reworks the Brooklyn group's horn-flanked "Elephant & Mosquito" into a head-nodding summertime beat. Download "Elephant & Mosquito (Captain Planet Remix) below and follow Zongo Junction on their bandcamp/facebook and looks for their upcoming 7" out May 21 via Primary Records.

Music

Listen to Tems' New EP 'If Orange Was A Place'

The buzzing Nigerian is also announcing her signing to Since '93/RCA Records and her placement as Apple Music's Up Next artist.

Tems is striking while the iron's hot and sharing her new 5-song EP, If Orange Was A Place.

The new release comes a few days after she dropped its lead single, "Crazy Tings," an addictive and bounce-heavy track produced by Ghanaian beatmaker GuiltyBeatz.

If Orange Was A Place also features a single guest appearance from American singer Brent Faiyaz — who lends his vocals to "Found" — and production from Jonah Christian. It was mixed and mastered by Spax.

The new EP comes alongside the news that Tems has signed to Since '93/RCA Records and been announced as Apple Music's latest Up Next artist.

Tems has been a highly-buzzing name in the last month with her feature on Drake's Certified Lover Boy, in which she appears on the song "Fountains," and for the massive popularity of her single alongside Wizkid, "Essence," which recently got a Justin Bieber remix.

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